Ludwig II and I (Carolingian) Deutschland
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Louis (Carolingian) Deutschland (abt. 0806 - 0876)

Louis (Ludwig II and I) "the German, King of the East Franks, King of Lotharingia" Deutschland formerly Carolingian
Born about in Bayernmap [uncertain]
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Died in Frankfurt am Mainmap
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Biography

Louis (806 - 28 Aug 876 Frankfurt-am-Main)[1]

bur. Kloster Lorsch.[1]

Titles

  • Ludwig II, King of the East Franks
  • Ludwig I, King of Lotharingia

Parents

Father: Emperor Louis I

Mother: Ermengarde

Marriage

m. (827) Emma (p. Welf I, Graf [von Altdorf] and Heilwig). Issue: 7[2]

  • Hildegard
  • Karloman
  • Ermengardis
  • Gisela
  • Ludwig
  • Berta
  • Charles

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 FMG, Germany Kings
  2. FMG, ref 18


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Louis (also Ludwig or Lewis) the German (806 – 28 August 876), also known as Louis II or Louis the Bavarian, was a grandson of Charlemagne and the third son of the succeeding Frankish Emperor Louis the Pious and his first wife, Ermengarde of Hesbaye.

He received the appellation 'Germanicus' shortly after his death in recognition of the fact that the bulk of his territory had been in the former Germania. Louis II was made the King of Bavaria from 817 following the Emperor Charlemagne's practice of bestowing a local kingdom on a family member who then served as one of his lieutenants and the local governor. When his father, Louis I (called the pious), partitioned the empire toward the end of his reign in 843, he was made King of East Francia, a region that spanned the Elbe drainage basin from Jutland southeasterly through the Thuringerwald into modern Bavaria from the Treaty of Verdun in 843 until his death.

posted 12 Nov 2011 by Roger Wehr
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